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Welcome to Flying Friends, a wild bird shop in Crystal Lake that’s passionate about nature.
We want to help you attract your favorite bird species to your backyard or garden. By providing our customers with quality food and equipment, we’ve become the preferred wild bird shop in the area.
Welcome to Flying Friends, a wild bird shop in Crystal Lake that’s passionate about nature. We want to help you attract your favorite bird species to your backyard or garden. By providing our customers with quality food and equipment, we’ve become the preferred wild bird shop in the area.
Welcome to Flying Friends, a wild bird shop in Crystal Lake that’s passionate about nature.
We want to help you attract your favorite bird species to your backyard or garden. By providing our customers with quality food and equipment, we’ve become the preferred wild bird shop in the area.

Featured Products

Fresh Bird Seed

A variety of fresh bird seed inventory

Fresh Bird Seed

In additional to our custom blends, we also carry straight oil sunflower, safflower, sunflower hearts, shelled peanuts, peanuts in the shell, mixed tree nuts, millet, hulled millet, nyjer thistle, and nutrasafflower.

Pole Systems

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Pole Systems


Try out our heavy duty pole systems for hanging your feeders. Made of 16 gauge steel, they are highly durable and will never lean. Installation services are available.

Bird Baths

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Bird Baths

Whatever your needs, we have the perfect bird bath for your yard or garden. We carry granite, concrete, basalt, and plastic baths. We also have heated bird baths for those cold winter months!

Why Choose Us?

 

High Quality Wild Bird Seed

Special seed blends to attract the birds you love. You won't find our custom seed blends anywhere else!

We Stand By Our Products

Many of our products come with a lifetime warranty serviced by us. No dealing with manufacturers, we stock spare parts at our store. Just come on in and 90% of the time we can complete repairs within a few minutes.

Expert Advice

At Flying Friends, we love the birds just as much as you. We use all of our products ourselves, so we know what works best. Consult our experts for the best ways to attract the birds you want, keep away the ones you don't, and keep those pesky squirrels and chipmunks at bay.
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Stop By Our Shop!


Our mission is to create optimal environments for wild birds—and it’s also our specialty. Why shop at other stores | when you can find everything you need right here? We offer a huge inventory of wild bird supplies, including bird food, feeders, houses, baths, and more. Plus, our wild bird supply store is the ideal place to learn more about the types of birds that inhabit your trees and shrubs. Find books, guides, and other helpful resources among our shelves.